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This piece invites readers inside emotional and relational dynamics of coming
out as gay in an alcoholic family system. Taking an interpretive approach to
research, focused on how participants make sense of and make meaning
from their lived experience, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” offers a longitudinal and
narrative ethnographic account of family secrecy and disclosure.
Tillmann, L.M. (2015). Don’t ask, don’t tell: Coming out in an alcoholic family. In L.M. Tillmann (Ed.), In Solidarity: Friendship, Family, and Activism Beyond Gay and Straight (23-62). New York: Routledge.
Journal of Contemporary Ethnography